Maine Native American Summer Market & Demo 2017

Maine Native American Summer Market & Demonstration

Saturday, August 26, 2017, 10am – 3:30pm FREE

The 9th annual festival of Maine’s finest, award-winning Native American artists will be held at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village.

The Maine Native American Summer Market provides a rare opportunity to purchase museum-quality crafts directly from Maine’s finest Wabanaki artists, nationally recognized and honored for their role in the preservation of important traditions. A wide selection of crafts are offered for a range of prices from a few dollars to several hundred dollars (cash/personal check accepted by all artists). Rain or shine. Free admission.

BBQ dinner plates will be for sale to the public (while supplies last).

More than 40 members of the Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, Micmac and Maliseet tribes will demonstrate traditional Wabanaki art forms including basketmaking, stone carving, bark etching, beadwork and jewelry, in addition to featured performances of Storytelling by Geo Neptune, drumming, singing, dancing and storytelling by the Burnurwurbskek Singers and Dancers from the Penobscot Nation. This is the southernmost gathering of Wabanaki artists in the state of Maine. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to learn about and experience first-hand Maine’s Native American culture.

Participating artists include:

    • Dolly Barnes
    • Jason & Donna Brown - Decontie & Brown
    • Pam & Jacob Cunningham
    • Barry & Lori Dana
    • Linda Dana
    • Faye Decontie
    • Stuart Tomah & Gal Frey
    • Wendy Hamilton
    • Marie Harnois - Passamaquoddy Maple
    • Butch & Kelly Jacobs
    • Joe & Tammy Loring
    • Brenda Moore-Mitchell
    • Geo Neptune
    • Peter Neptune
    • Molly Neptune Parker
    • Debbie Nicholas
    • Debbie Parsons
    • Gail & Butch Phillips
    • David Sanipass
    • Caron Shay
    • Michael Silliboy
    • Frances Soctomah
    • Fred Tomah
    • Burnurwurbskek Singers

FREE ADMISSION! Rain or shine.

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